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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Hesperiidae
Subfamilia: Hesperiinae
Tribus: Baorini
Genus: Brusa
Species (2): B. allardi – B. saxicola

Brusa Evans, 1937.

Type species: Parnara saxicola Neave, 1910: 82, by original designation.

Brusa Evans, 1937: 173; Hemming, 1967: 83.

For the Argentine helminthologist, see Francisco Brusa.


Evans, W.H. 1937. A catalogue of the African Hesperiidae: indicating the classification and nomenclature adopted in the British Museum. British Museum (Natural History) 1–212. Reference page.
Hemming, A. F., 1967. The generic names of the butterflies and their type species (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 1967, Suppl. 9: 1-509.Reference page.
Neave, S.A., 1910. Zoological collections from Northern Rhodesia and adjacent territories: Lepidoptera Rhopalocera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1910: 2–86 text plates. Reference page.

Brusa is a genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae.

Brusa allardi Berger, 1967
Brusa saxicola Neave, 1910


Natural History Museum Lepidoptera genus database
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